Action and its Explanation

Oxford University Press (2003)
David-Hillel Ruben
Birkbeck College
David-Hillel Ruben mounts a defence of some unusual and original positions in the philosophy of action. Written from a point of view out of sympathy with the assumptions of much of contemporary philosophical action theory, his book draws its inspiration from philosophers as diverse as Aristotle, Berkeley, and Marx. Ruben 's work is located in the tradition of the metaphysics of action, and will attract much attention from his peers and from students in the field
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Call number B105.A35.R83 2003
ISBN(s) 0198235887   9780198235880  
DOI 10.1215/00318108-114-1-128
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